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Russula melzeri Zvára, České Houby 7(3-4): 82 (1927)

Habitat: On soil in old deciduous woodland, usually with Fagus and rarely reported with Castanea or Quercus spp.

Notes: Known from from Cumberland southward, with a single collection from Wales.

Distribution: E: !, W: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 102277; Wales: K(M) 27665

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 385
I: Fungal Portraits : No.12 Russula melzeri, in Kibby, G.G., Field Mycology 3(4): 109-145 (2002), p. 111
D+I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), p. 326-327

Conservation Status: Rare (Red Data List, Ing 1992); Near Threatened (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006)

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